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Our world in photos: August 7

August 7, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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GERMANY — Hard to see the scale of these huge trees: Trees damaged by the bark beetle stand at the 1,142-meter (3,743 feet) high Brocken at ‘the Harz’ forest near Elend, Germany, Monday, Aug. 7, 2023.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


UNITED KINGDOM – BMX Freestyle: Competitors in the Men’s Elite Qualification in the BMX Freestyle during day four of the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships in Glasgow, Sunday.
Photo: Jane Barlow/PA via AP


GUATEMALA – Election season: People received a free meal before a campaign rally with Sandra Torres, presidential candidate of UNE Party, in San Juan Sacatepequez, Sunday.
Photo: Moises Castillo/AP


INDIA – Opposition leader rally: India’s opposition Congress party workers celebrate the reinstatement of their leader Rahul Gandhi as a lawmaker in Mumbai, Monday.
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP


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UNITED KINGDOM – The Shield: Arsenal’s Declan Rice, left, lifts the trophy after winning the English FA Community Shield final soccer match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday.
Photo: David Cliff/AP


AUSTRALIA – Aussies vs. the Danish: Denmark’s Katrine Veje, left, is comforted by Australia’s Charlotte Grant, right, after the Women’s World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Australia and Denmark at Stadium Australia in Sydney, Monday.
Photo: Rick Rycroft/AP


SWEDEN – Stormy weather in the Baltics & Nordics: A man climbed out of a car that got stuck at a flooded roundabout in Arlöv, along the E6 road outside Malmö, southern Sweden, Monday. Airport and ferry delays, as well as minor power outages, have affected Northern Europe during the beginning of this week.
Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP


HONG KONG – Neon signs: Workers removed a neon sign that hung on the Tai Ping Koon restaurant building since 1964 in Hong Kong, Sunday. Many of the city’s infamous neon lights are being taken down due to tightening government regulations.
Photo: Louise Delmotte/AP


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